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DjVu: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201402-13 / djvu
Release Date February 09, 2014
Latest Revision February 09, 2014: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
app-text/djvu < >= All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #497088


A vulnerability in DjVu could result in execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.

2.  Impact Information


DjVu is a web-centric format and software platform for distributing documents and images.


A vulnerability has been discovered in DjVu. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.


A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted DjVu file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All DjVu users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/djvu-"

4.  References


Page updated February 09, 2014

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